April 6, 2021

Seems like yesterday I remember walking to the town post office with my dad and excitedly pulling out the mail from P.O. Drawer F. Even though the mailboxes remain, the post office is now the Elmore County Museum. First constructed as the community’s post office in 1937, the building now houses items that portray every…

March 5, 2021

Wetumpka isn’t known as the “City of Natural Beauty” for nothing. Rivers, creeks, lakes, hills and trails are found in Wetumpka in abundance. Just a few of the faves include Swayback Trail, the Coosa River and nearby Lake Jordan. Swayback Trail | Jordan’s Journey Bikers, hikers and trail runners will all appreciate this 12-mile trail…

February 5, 2021

If you know anything about me (or simply picked up a copy of My Wetumpka), you’d know I hold a great affinity for Downtown Wetumpka. My childhood is framed by its places. One of the most iconic images of Wetumpka is the Bibb Graves Bridge, which has become a striking symbol of the community’s connectivity. It…

January 5, 2021

Our local community theater is not only wonderful and beloved, it also has an interesting history. Founded in 1980, the Wetumpka Depot Players are an award-winning troupe and one of the most established community theaters in the River Region. Producing four to six shows per year, the group entertains, educates and reaches out to the…